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chianti cucina
Ranked #13 of 134 Restaurants in Novato
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Vallejo Ave.
Description: New restaurant in my town, worthy of comments and review,close to wine country and the food is great
Novato, California, United States
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“nice meal”
Reviewed January 4, 2014

service is very good. corkage fee is reasonable. Must try the smashed pork chop. Best dish in the4 house

  • Visited December 2013
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English first
Tiburon, CA
Level 6 Contributor
370 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Nice, but a lot of salt!”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

Four of us went to this restaurant on a Saturday night, and were pleased that we had made a reservation because it was crowded.
Two of us had the evening special, seafood cioppino, $25, which was well prepared, full of good, tasty seafood, but rather salty. The two others in our party had pasta dishes; again, well prepared, tasty, but salty. Deserts, around $8.95, were great! Wines by the glass were around the $8 upwards but with a generous pour.
Service was a bit stressed, but fine. Atmosphere was very good.

  • Visited December 2013
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Novato, California
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Food good, service not so good”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

It seemed like they were short staffed. We had been served by 3 different people. We did not get offered coffee after dinner and had to ask for our check after waiting about 15 minutes. Will try for lunch maybe slower pace. Would go back for dinner 1 more time to give them another chance.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank TLgirl
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Marinwood, California
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“A Little Bit of Italy in Novato”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

This was our third visit to this lovely Italian Restaurant in Novato. My wife had the Inalata Romana and I had the 'daily special', Prawns & Peas Risotto. Both were excellent. The Risotto had 5 large prawns and spinach was substituted for the peas that evening. The large portion of my Risotto dish also provided me with a great lunch the next day. We will definitely be back again.

  • Visited November 2013
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Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

The food was amazing but more important the service is incredible. The place is busy so it can be noisy. The staff is very nice and helpful. I will go back soon.

  • Visited September 2013
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